Approximately 50% of all calls for help to the Arizona Council are from or about men with serious gambling problems. About 60% of these men meet the criteria for Action compulsive gambling and 40% meet the criteria for Escape compulsive gambling.
Click on the "Types of Gamblers" to read more about what type most accurately describes the experience or observation of your gambling or that of your loved one. This determination can greatly accelerate the recovery of the gambler by allowing a better understanding of the disease.
Compulsive gambling is a diagnosable and treatable disease, not a disgrace!
If you or someone you know has a
gambling problem, call 1-800-777-7207